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U.S. judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in contract challenge

U.S. judge says Amazon likely to succeed on key argument in contract challenge

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. judge said Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) is likely to succeed on a key argument of its challenge to the U.S. Department of Defense’s decision to award cloud computing deal worth up to $10 billion to Microsoft Corp. (MSFT.O) FILE PHOTO: The logo of Amazon is seen …

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Ears May Have Natural Defense Against Loud Noise, Mouse Study Shows

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FRIDAY, Feb. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Ears have a natural mechanism to help protect them against extremely loud and damaging noises, new research suggests. Researchers pinpointed a connection from a part of the ear known as the cochlea to the brain that warns of intense incoming noise. The cochlea …

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Defense Against Skin Cancer May Live on Your Skin

News Picture: Defense Against Skin Cancer May Live on Your Skin

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Bacteria that commonly live on your skin’s surface just might be protecting you from cancer. Researchers from the University of California, San Diego, said that one particular strain of bacteria appears to help ward off skin cancer by suppressing …

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Chuck Schumer digs in with absurd, gaslighting defense after Chief Justice John Roberts issues rare public rebuke

Chuck Schumer digs in with absurd, gaslighting defense after Chief Justice John Roberts issues rare public rebuke

It takes a lot for the Chief Justice of the United States to issue a public rebuke to an elected official. On Wednesday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, who is digging in against the rebuke, provided that lot. “This morning,” Justice John Roberts said in a statement made available to …

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‘Provocative’ China pressures Taiwan with fighters, fake news amid virus outbreak

'Provocative' China pressures Taiwan with fighters, fake news amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China is pressuring Taiwan with “provocative” air force maneuvers near the island and spreading fake news to sow discord during the coronavirus outbreak, security sources and government officials in Taiwan say. FILE PHOTO: A F-16 fighter jet takes off during a military drill at Zhi-Hang Air Base …

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FBI orders $40,000 in hand sanitizer and face masks in case of a coronavirus pandemic in US

FBI orders $40,000 in hand sanitizer and face masks in case of a coronavirus pandemic in US

Travelers arrive at LAX Tom Bradley International Terminal wearing medical masks for protection against the novel coronavirus outbreak on February 2, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. David McNew | Getty Images The FBI has ordered $40,000 of hand sanitizer and face masks “in case the coronavirus becomes a pandemic in …

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Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

Trump’s $4.8 Trillion Budget Would Cut Safety Net Programs and Boost Defense

In previous years, Mr. Trump’s budget has proposed repealing the Affordable Care Act and replacing it with a system that would provide block grants of funding to states with far fewer rules about how the money should be spent. The new budget backs away from that approach. It leaves the …

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Chuck Schumer calls on Defense Acting Inspector General to investigate witness retaliation

Key impeachment witness and his brother fired from White House

The letter comes days after President Donald Trump fired two key impeachment witnesses, Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, the top Ukraine expert at the national security council, and US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland. An adviser to Trump told CNN the firings of the major impeachment witnesses was meant …

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Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

Khamenei says Iran should increase military might to prevent war

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran should increase its military might to prevent a war, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei told a gathering of air force commanders on Saturday, dismissing the U.S. sanctions on the country as “criminal act”. Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei gestures as he meets a group of …

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Boeing Stock Got a New Buy Rating. It’s the First in a Long Time.

Boeing Stock Got a New Buy Rating. It's the First in a Long Time.

Text size Boeing 737 MAX airplanes are smaller, lower-priced jets. Photograph by David Ryder/Getty Images Investors in the commercial-aerospace giant Boeing got a bit of good news as Benchmark analyst Josh Sullivan launched coverage of the stock with a Buy rating and a $375 price target. He believes investors should …

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